Bear Spirit Bead
The Bear in Northwest West Coastal Native Culture represents strength and learned humility through motherhood and teaching and is an important family crest associated with family and children. Sometime referred to as the protector of the animal kingdom and forests, the Bear is a well respected member of the community and can sometimes be referred to as an elder or a person that has passed on to a new life.
About Spirit Beads
A popular gift, spirit beads measure 5/8 inches in width and 1/2 inch in diameter, making them a subtle accent for a pendant necklace. Each are unique works of art, hand-carved by aboriginal artists of the Kwakuitl Native Band in Alert Bay, a small fishing village off the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Choose your favourite spirit or collect all seven.